The three main topics of empirical research are as specified:
1) domestic sphere and relations of caring (including care for children, sick, and elderly people);
2) tendencies in changes in sexual life;
3) reproductive and sexual health care benefits.
The project is a comparative study of several cases in different regions (Arkhangelsk, Kazan, and Samara). The study employs the methods of biographically-oriented in-depth interviews and participant observation.
Supported by Ford Foundation